Monthly Archives: January 2012

January 29th, 2012

Turns out Mexico is one big mountain.  Every Mexican city you´ve heard of, if not on the coast, is at least a mile high.  This has a couple unfortunate consequences – first, riding in mountains generally entails a fair bit … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 9 Comments

January 18th, 2012

Gotcha! Mazatlan…ha. Just after writing the last post, we went out for a beer with Peter (our couchsurfing host) who shared his travelling philosohpy – put no stock in the final destination, and see everything, even if it´s out of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments

January 11, 2011

La Paz, Baja Sur. Today we arrived in La Paz, completing our cycling in the Baja Peninsula. Leaving Loreto, we had a nice ride along the Sea of Cortez, with an imposing mountain ridge close on our right, then a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

January 5, 2012

Just North of Loreto, Baja Sur. The desert crossing was easier than anticipated, with a couple places to restock along the way.  It was a great experience, camping and riding in some truly remote places, surrounded by ~30 foot Sonora … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Comments

December 27, 2011

Leaving San Diego, we got a bit lost, so our easy ride to the border was not so easy as it should have been.  Great ride once we were out of the sprawl though.  Dark fell quickly, and we were … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 8 Comments